Geriatric Residential Care

Geriatric Residential Care

by Robert D. Hill
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0805838465

ISBN-13: 9780805838466

Pub. Date: 12/28/2001

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

In 13 chapters, the editors provide an examination of the concept of residential care from a psychological perspective. An increasing number of psychologists are being asked to provide consultation to long-term residential care facilities; the text offers them—as well as administrators, professionals including geriatric physicians, and students—guidance in

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In 13 chapters, the editors provide an examination of the concept of residential care from a psychological perspective. An increasing number of psychologists are being asked to provide consultation to long-term residential care facilities; the text offers them—as well as administrators, professionals including geriatric physicians, and students—guidance in developing and maintaining long-term care environments that maximize residents' quality of life and personal well-being even while their physical and emotional resources are declining. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780805838466
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/28/2001
Pages:
310
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)
Lexile:
1440L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Contents: Preface. Part I: General Concepts in Residential Care. R.D. Hill, C. Gregg, Older Adults in Residential Care: A Population at Risk. B.L. Thorn, Defining Residential Care From a Developmental Perspective. K.S. King, M.A. Johnson, Biological, Psychological, and Social Issues Facing Older Adults in Residential Care. Part II: Assessment Issues in Residential Care. T. Schenkenberg, Assessment Strategies and Procedures for Residential Care Placement. T. Grange, A. Morrison, The Relationship Between Medical and Psychological Problems in Residential Care. M.J. Lambert, M.J. Davis, J. Morton, D, Williams, Assessment for Change in Residential Care. Part III: Interventions in Residential Care. P. Dulin, Psychosocial Interventions: General Principles for Use in Geriatric Residential Care Facilities. A. Morrison, Managing Problematic Behaviors. C.G. Davies, B.L. Thorn, Psychopharmacology With Older Adults in Residential Care. Part IV: The Residential Care Organization. K.O. Seiber, Training Residential Staff in Intervention Execution and Maintenance. N.A. Pachana, Designing Therapeutic Environments for Residential Care Facilities. J.B. Bowling, M. Snell, Creating a Progressive Quality Assurance Culture in Residential Care. M. Duffy, J.A. Duffy, The Residential Care Organization in the 21st Century.

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